Dec 1 – Early Cinema Favorites [silent film accompaniment]

When: Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 at 1:00PM
What: Early Cinema Favorites 

Following in the footsteps of the Museum’s first film curator, Iris Barry, Bowser’s passion for the art of silent cinema from around the world was boundless. This selection of treasured work, acquired in the founding years of the Department of Film, highlights the experimental and innovative nature of popular filmmaking in its early years. Program approx. 64 min.

Teddy Bears. 1907. USA. Directed by Edwin S. Porter
Amor pedestre. 1914. Italy. Directed by Marcel Fabre
Suspense. 1913. USA. Directed by Lois Weber. With Weber, Sam Kaufman, Valentine Paul
Ménilmontant. 1925. France. Directed by Dmitri Kirsanov. with Nadia Sibirskaïa, Yolande Beaulieu, Guy Belmont.

This program accompanies In Memoriam: Eileen Bowser (1928 – 2019).

Where: The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2 at the Museum of Modern Art
11 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019
Nearest Subway: 5 Ave/53 St on M/V, 57 St on F, 47-50 Sts on B/D/F/M

Admission: $12 ($10 for senior citizens, $8 for students / free for children ages 16 and under & Museum members, screening ticket required)
Admission to the day’s film program is free for Museum ticket holders, but separate screening tickets are required.
Film admission is partial Museum admission. The price of a film ticket can be applied toward the price of Museum admission or MoMA membership within 30 days of your purchase. For more info, visit